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# barcelona - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad
# Welcome Back
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# Welcome Back

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad

Mar 7th 2019, 4:17 PM 5,690 Views 15 Comments

The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.

# barcelona - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Barcelona move 10 points clear after tight Clasico win in Madrid
# Decisive Blow
From The42
# Decisive Blow

Barcelona move 10 points clear after tight Clasico win in Madrid

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:35 PM 11,618 Views 8 Comments

Barca took a big step towards defending their La Liga title with a win thanks to Ivan Rakitic’s first-half goal.

# barcelona - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final
# El Clasico
From The42
# El Clasico

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final

Feb 27th 2019, 10:14 PM 11,733 Views 9 Comments

Barcelona are into the Copa Del Rey final for a sixth successive year.

# barcelona - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'

Feb 26th 2019, 8:16 PM 56,847 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the incident, which occurred on a flight from Barcelona to London, went viral in October.

Saturday's El Clásico to be shown live on eir Sport
# Irish Telly
From The42
# Irish Telly

Saturday's El Clásico to be shown live on eir Sport

Feb 26th 2019, 2:25 PM 7,186 Views 6 Comments

Coverage will begin on eir Sport 2 at 19:40.

# barcelona - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla
# Goat Status
From The42
# Goat Status

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:34 PM 5,808 Views 12 Comments

The Catalan side rediscover their goalscoring mojo ahead of back-to-back Clasicos.

# barcelona - Friday 22 February, 2019

'I don't know what to tell you': Valverde confident Barcelona's dry spell is only a blip
# Firing Blanks
From The42
# Firing Blanks

'I don't know what to tell you': Valverde confident Barcelona's dry spell is only a blip

Feb 22nd 2019, 5:35 PM 3,527 Views 1 Comment

The Catalan side have only scored one goal in their last three matches in all competitions, but insists he’s not worried about their lack of cutting edge.

# barcelona - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

No breakthrough for Barcelona with Lyon holding La Liga leaders to goalless draw
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

No breakthrough for Barcelona with Lyon holding La Liga leaders to goalless draw

Feb 19th 2019, 9:58 PM 4,321 Views 1 Comment

Ernesto Valverde’s side dominated possession and attempts on goal but failed to break the deadlock.

'Messi is the only genius in world football', says ex-Real Madrid boss Capello
# Big Fan
From The42
# Big Fan

'Messi is the only genius in world football', says ex-Real Madrid boss Capello

Feb 19th 2019, 8:05 AM 6,537 Views 8 Comments

The Italian also heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo as the debate about who is the better player rages on.

# barcelona - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Messi nets 30th goal of the season as Barcelona maintain seven point lead in La Liga
# The Goat
From The42
# The Goat

Messi nets 30th goal of the season as Barcelona maintain seven point lead in La Liga

Feb 16th 2019, 10:07 PM 7,508 Views 14 Comments

Ernesto Valverde’s men maintained their lead over Atletico Madrid on Saturday against Real Valladolid.

# barcelona - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Messi's return fails to inspire as Barcelona slump to goalless draw with Athletic Bilbao
# Firing Blanks
From The42
# Firing Blanks

Messi's return fails to inspire as Barcelona slump to goalless draw with Athletic Bilbao

Feb 10th 2019, 10:23 PM 4,297 Views 3 Comments

Valverde’s men drew for the third match in a row on Sunday evening.

# barcelona - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Incoming €75 million man aiming to retire at Barcelona
# Ideal Scenario
From The42
# Ideal Scenario

Incoming €75 million man aiming to retire at Barcelona

Feb 7th 2019, 5:37 PM 14,700 Views 2 Comments

The Catalan outfit beat a host of clubs to the signing of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax.

# barcelona - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Messi unable to conjure Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw
# Copa Del Rey
From The42
# Copa Del Rey

Messi unable to conjure Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw

Feb 6th 2019, 10:26 PM 8,358 Views 19 Comments

Barcelona and Real Madrid could not be separated during tonight’s semi-final at Camp Nou.

# barcelona - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia
# The Greatest
From The42
# The Greatest

Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:14 PM 8,241 Views 2 Comments

It was the ninth-straight game in which the great man scored, but this time he couldn’t haul Barca to victory.

# barcelona - Friday 1 February, 2019

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final
# El Clasico
From The42
# El Clasico

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Feb 1st 2019, 2:40 PM 4,224 Views 2 Comments

Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.

# barcelona - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Barcelona strike €12 million deal for Brazilian full-back
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Barcelona strike €12 million deal for Brazilian full-back

Jan 31st 2019, 8:07 PM 11,063 Views 5 Comments

Atletico Mineiro right-back Emerson will link up with the Catalan side in July.

Coutinho thanks Messi for penalty gesture amid Barcelona's cup triumph
# Support
From The42
# Support

Coutinho thanks Messi for penalty gesture amid Barcelona's cup triumph

Jan 31st 2019, 12:10 AM 9,106 Views 3 Comments

The Catalan club’s 6-1 victory overturned a 2-0 deficit from the first leg.

# barcelona - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Spanish authorities re-open investigation into claims that Eric Abidal was given trafficked liver
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Spanish authorities re-open investigation into claims that Eric Abidal was given trafficked liver

Jan 30th 2019, 5:46 PM 7,902 Views 1 Comment

The former Barcelona defender denies any wrongdoing.

Arsenal secure services of Barcelona midfielder Suarez on loan for the rest of the season
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

Arsenal secure services of Barcelona midfielder Suarez on loan for the rest of the season

Jan 30th 2019, 5:17 PM 5,484 Views 3 Comments

Denis Suarez links back up with Unai Emery, who he won the Europa League with while at Sevilla in 2015.

# barcelona - Sunday 27 January, 2019

More misery for Coutinho as Messi marks Barcelona return in style
# Had Their Phil
From The42
# Had Their Phil

More misery for Coutinho as Messi marks Barcelona return in style

Jan 27th 2019, 5:49 PM 15,567 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Liverpool star has been a big disappointment since joining the Blaugrana a year ago and he once again failed to shine in the win at Girona.

# barcelona - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Barcelona complete €75 million move for promising Ajax star Frenkie de Jong
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Barcelona complete €75 million move for promising Ajax star Frenkie de Jong

Jan 23rd 2019, 5:25 PM 11,979 Views 12 Comments

The 21-year-old will join the defending La Liga champions at the end of this season in July.

'You say all signings are controversial'
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

'You say all signings are controversial'

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:07 PM 9,407 Views 0 Comments

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s move to Barcelona surprised many, but Ernesto Valverde pointed to his track record in the transfer market.

# barcelona - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Lionel Messi comes off the bench to rescue below-par Barcelona
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Lionel Messi comes off the bench to rescue below-par Barcelona

Jan 20th 2019, 10:22 PM 5,559 Views 1 Comment

Ernesto Valverde’s decision to rest the Argentina international almost backfired.

# barcelona - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Liverpool manager Klopp dismisses Coutinho comeback rumours
# Nothing To Say
From The42
# Nothing To Say

Liverpool manager Klopp dismisses Coutinho comeback rumours

Jan 19th 2019, 11:10 AM 11,599 Views 22 Comments

‘I would not say it is a potential transfer or a likely one,’ he said, uninterested.

# barcelona - Friday 18 January, 2019

Barcelona avoid Copa del Rey expulsion despite Levante complaint over ineligible player
# Too Slow
From The42
# Too Slow

Barcelona avoid Copa del Rey expulsion despite Levante complaint over ineligible player

Jan 18th 2019, 5:46 PM 4,154 Views 7 Comments

Following their defeat in the competition, the Valencia-based side filed a complaint over defender Chumi’s usage in the first leg.

'We have no doubt' - Barca unconcerned about player ineligibility accusations
# Play It Down
From The42
# Play It Down

'We have no doubt' - Barca unconcerned about player ineligibility accusations

Jan 18th 2019, 9:12 AM 2,444 Views 1 Comment

Levante will lodge a complaint over their Copa del Rey tie, but Ernesto Valverde insisted he was right to pick Chumi.

# barcelona - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Xavi: Bayern Munich star defender Kimmich is the 'perfect player' for Barca
# Ideal Fit
From The42
# Ideal Fit

Xavi: Bayern Munich star defender Kimmich is the 'perfect player' for Barca

Jan 16th 2019, 1:20 PM 5,081 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old would be a great signing for Barcelona should Bayern be open to selling the Germany international, he says.

# barcelona - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Messi nets landmark La Liga goal as Barca ease to victory
# 400 Not Out
From The42
# 400 Not Out

Messi nets landmark La Liga goal as Barca ease to victory

Jan 13th 2019, 7:47 PM 6,825 Views 7 Comments

Barcelona restored their five-point lead at the top of La Liga after a 3-0 win over Eibar that saw Lionel Messi score his 400th league goal.

# barcelona - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Under-strength Barcelona suffer Copa del Rey defeat
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

Under-strength Barcelona suffer Copa del Rey defeat

Jan 10th 2019, 10:43 PM 8,853 Views 4 Comments

Erick Cabaco and Borja Mayoral were on target as Levante won tonight’s last-16 first-leg.

Arsenal not currently in a position to make permanent deals, says Emery
# Dry January
From The42
# Dry January

Arsenal not currently in a position to make permanent deals, says Emery

Jan 10th 2019, 3:34 PM 6,582 Views 5 Comments

Even though the Gunners are in need of reinforcements to boost their top-four push, Arsenal will not make permanent signings in January.

# barcelona - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Barcelona snap up 19-year-old French defender Todibo from Toulouse
# Summer Signing
From The42
# Summer Signing

Barcelona snap up 19-year-old French defender Todibo from Toulouse

Jan 8th 2019, 2:20 PM 4,504 Views 2 Comments

The highly-rated teenager will link up with the reigning La Liga champions in the summer.

# barcelona - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Barcelona go further clear as Messi and Suarez strike
# Pulling Away
From The42
# Pulling Away

Barcelona go further clear as Messi and Suarez strike

Jan 6th 2019, 10:09 PM 6,308 Views 9 Comments

Barcelona moved five points clear at the top of La Liga after edging to a 2-1 victory in a tense match with Getafe.

# barcelona - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico
# Different Class
From The42
# Different Class

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:57 PM 7,187 Views 16 Comments

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# barcelona - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Barcelona confirm interest in PSG star but deny breaking transfer rules
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Barcelona confirm interest in PSG star but deny breaking transfer rules

Dec 30th 2018, 4:03 PM 10,212 Views 4 Comments

‘FC Barcelona refute the existence of any type of agreement with PSG player Adrien Rabiot.’

# barcelona - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Messi strike sinks Celta Vigo as Barca restore their La Liga lead
# Little Magician
From The42
# Little Magician

Messi strike sinks Celta Vigo as Barca restore their La Liga lead

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:43 PM 4,977 Views 4 Comments

After having to share top spot with Atletico Madrid for a short spell, Barcelona struck out on their own once again by beating Celta Vigo.

'I hope I can convey what I have learned and what I feel for this club': Iniesta outlines Barca coaching ambition
# GIVING BACK
From The42
# GIVING BACK

'I hope I can convey what I have learned and what I feel for this club': Iniesta outlines Barca coaching ambition

Dec 22nd 2018, 12:16 PM 4,599 Views 2 Comments

A place in the Camp Nou dugout is not a burning desire for the Spanish legend but says he does want to give back to Barcelona when he retires.

# barcelona - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'I have the best team-mates in the world in their positions and that makes everything easier'
# Humble
From The42
# Humble

'I have the best team-mates in the world in their positions and that makes everything easier'

Dec 18th 2018, 8:23 PM 6,626 Views 3 Comments

After winning the European Golden Shoe for a fifth time, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi acknowledged his career has exceeded his expectations.

French midfielder Rabiot set for free transfer to Barca after PSG exit confirmed
# Going For Nothing
From The42
# Going For Nothing

French midfielder Rabiot set for free transfer to Barca after PSG exit confirmed

Dec 18th 2018, 4:57 PM 9,525 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old has reportedly agreed to swap the Parc des Princes for the Camp Nou.

# barcelona - Monday 17 December, 2018

19-year-old Ajax captain beats Europe's top young talents to Golden Boy award
# Teen Sensation
From The42
# Teen Sensation

19-year-old Ajax captain beats Europe's top young talents to Golden Boy award

Dec 17th 2018, 12:09 PM 12,911 Views 6 Comments

Matthijs de Ligt saw off competition from the likes of Roma winger Justin Kluivert, Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold and Milan forward Patrick Cutrone.

# barcelona - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Real Madrid cut the gap on leaders Atletico and Barcelona with scrappy victory over Rayo Vallecano From The42

Real Madrid cut the gap on leaders Atletico and Barcelona with scrappy victory over Rayo Vallecano

Dec 15th 2018, 8:26 PM 3,868 Views 0 Comments

Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game as fans let their displeasure known to Real boss, Santi Solari.